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Behind every government announcement, there is an army of epidemiologists predicting how the virus will spread, and how to beat it. Note that this story doesn’t deal specifically with the University of Washington models released April 5, projecting U.S. infections and deaths from COVID-19 in the coming months. But it does provide insights into how scientists create models.